Travel and Accommodation - ECRS 2024

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Split on the mainland (served by an international airport) is connected with the island of Hvar by several local lines.

How to get from Split airport (Kaštela) to Split harbor?
Split airport (Kaštel Štafilić) is around 25 km away from Split harbor where the catamaran or ferry to Hvar embark. Usually the trip to Split harbor takes around 30 minutes, but depending on the traffic it can be a little bit more (45 min). The best option is probably direct buses that are leaving directly in front of the airport (Pleso Prijevoz) and their time table is available here. The one-way ticket price is 8 EUR and the trip takes around 30 min. Somewhat cheaper are the local buses No. 37 (Split – Trogir; Trogir – Split) and No. 38 (Split Airport – Kastel Stari – Split; Split – Kastel Stari – Split Airport), but they stop on many places and the trip is longer. Probably the fastest and most flexible option to reach Split harbor is by taxi, but it is considerably more expensive than the bus (33 – 40 EUR).

Transportation timetables (catamarans and ferry) to the island of Hvar

Important: The catamaran and ferry timetables for 2024 can be a subject of a change. Thus, we recommend to check the timetables directly at websites of the official transportation companies – Jadrolinija, Krilo Jet or TP line.

The tickets for catamarans can be bought on-line or in the kiosk "Jadrolinija" few meters away from the final bus-stop (see the map of Split harbour or Google maps view of Split harbour). When buying the ferry/catamaran tickets ask where/when you have to embark.

Places on catamarans are limited, however it is possible to buy ticket online in advance (Jadrolinija). Ferry will accept virtually unlimited number of persons. Although the late September is not the high season on Hvar, on certain days catamaran tickets could be sold out, and we recommend to buy online the tickets for catamarans in advance (directly on Jadrolinija , Krilo Jet or TP line websites).
The trip with catamaran takes about 1 hour.
  • Car ferry Split - Stari Grad:
    • Jadrolinija line no. 635 Split - Stari Grad
The trip with ferry takes about 2 hours from Split to Stari Grad. If you don't arrive with a own car there is a bus or taxi from Stari Grad to Hvar that takes aproximately 20 min (15 km). The price of bus ticket is around 6 EUR and the taxi price can be around 40 - 50 EUR.
  • Catamaran Split - Bol (Brač) - Jelsa (no cars):
    • Jadrolinija line no. 6903 Split - Bol (Brač) - Jelsa
The trip takes about 90 minutes; Jelsa is also on the island of Hvar and there is a bus connection to Hvar (approx. 30 km).

Additional information can be found at the website Map of all Jadrolinija ferry and catamaran lines in Split area are available here.


For all participants and accompanying persons of ECRS 2024 meeting we offer accommodation with the reduced prices in Sunčani Hvar Hotels in period from 20th to 30th September 2024. Discount is valid for all Sunčani Hvar hotels: Amfora, Hvar Grand Beach Resort (conference place), Pharos, Hvar Bayhill hotel (300m from conference place), Palace Elisabeth (1 km), Adriana (800m), Riva Marina (1.1 km) and Beach Bay Hvar hotel (1.3 km).

Link to accommodation reservation with reduced prices 

To reserve the accommodation with reduced prices you have to go on Sunčani Hvar website ( and in the “make a reservation” window on the right, beside choosing the check-in and check-out dates, you have to enter the code ECRS2024 by clicking on the “corporate / promo code”. Discount is ONLY valid for reservations directly over website and it is not valid on other webpages as, or with other travel agency reservations. Cancellation conditions are given in the sales policy that is visible when booking your accommodation.

Additionally, you can also book a transfer service from airport to Hvar and back which is offered when the rooms are booked or you can enquire this directly by using the mail Ova e-mail adresa je zaštićena od spam robota, nije vidljiva ako ste isključili JavaScript .

Information about the island of Hvar and other accommodation possibilities in Hvar can be found under:

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